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Chase-Johnson Papers, 1820-2008, n.d.

Correspondence, 1847-1956, n.d.
9.0 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M30.1

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Series Description:
Contains correspondence primarily among Helen Johnson Chase, Stanley Perkins Chase, and their family.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
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Restrictions:None.


Robinson-Johnson Papers: Correspondence, 1865-1889.
26 folders.
Catalog Number: M30.2.1

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Series Description:
Contains correspondence among Robinson family members, mostly between Julia T. Robinson and Frances Robinson Johnson. Also includes a volume of bound correspondence kept by Frances Robinson Johnson during her time in Europe and a folder of undated correspondence from "Notable People." Additional correspondence is filed in the correspondence series (M30.1).
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
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Restrictions:None.


Robinson-Johnson Papers: General, 1848-1942, n.d.
13 folders.
Catalog Number: M30.2.2

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Series Description:
Contains general documents, records, and genealogical materials relating to the Robinson-Johnson families, including information on the Warren E. Robinson Memorial Gateway at Bowdoin College and papers of George Ingraham Robinson..
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Robinson-Johnson Papers: Images.
10 folders.
Catalog Number: M30.2.3

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Series Description:
Contains images of the Robinson and Johnson families.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Robinson-Johnson Papers: Anne Johnson Robinson Materials.
1.0 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M30.2.4

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Series Description:
Consists primarily of Anne Robinson's poetry, most of which was published in various periodicals. Also includes a scrapbook kept by Anne.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Stanley Perkins Chase Materials: Journals and Diaries.
7 folders.
Catalog Number: M30.3.1

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Series Description:
Contains journals and diaries kept by Stanley Perkins Chase.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
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Restrictions:None.


Stanley Perkins Chase Materials: Student Papers
31 folders.
Catalog Number: M30.3.2

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Series Description:
Contains notes and other materials belonging to Stanley Perkins Chase during his time as a student, from Portland High School through graduate school at Harvard University. Includes his Harvard thesis, "William Hazlitt as a Critic."
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically by school.
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Restrictions:None.


Stanley Perkins Chase Materials: Lecture and Manuscript Notes.
1.0 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M30.3.3

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Series Description:
Comprised mainly of Chase's notes on various subjects, including poets and poetry, abolitionists, Puritans, and other literary topics.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Stanley Perkins Chase Materials: Chapel Talks.
17 folders.
Catalog Number: M30.3.4

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Series Description:
Contains Bowdoin chapel talks given by Stanley Perkins Chase.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Stanley Perkins Chase Materials: Writings, Speeches, and Reviews.
26 folders and 1 LP sound disc.
Catalog Number: M30.3.5

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Series Description:
Contains Stanley Perkins Chase's writings, including his materials concerning "The Pearl," a translation he worked on with Bowdoin students. There is also a reading from "The Pearl" and a reading from Chaucer's Prologue by Chase. Chase's high school valedictory speech (1901) is filed in his student papers subseries (M30.3.2).
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Stanley Perkins Chase Materials: General.
5 folders.
Catalog Number: M30.3.6

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Series Description:
Contains materials such as a wedding album, an address book, and materials from Chase's memorial service in 1951.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Stanley Perkins Chase Materials: Chase Barn Materials.
14 folders.
Catalog Number: M30.3.7

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Series Description:
Contains materials concerning the Chase Barn Chamber, including contracts and bills, correspondence with contractors and architects, designs, as well as materials relating to events held at the Chase Barn Chamber.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Helen Johnson Chase Materials: Academic Materials.
1.0 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M30.4.1

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Series Description:
Contains materials from Helen Johnson's academic years at Wellesley College.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Helen Johnson Chase Materials: Diaries and Journals, 1894-1952, 2008, n.d.
.75 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M30.4.2

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Series Description:
Contains diaries kept intermittently by Helen Johnson Chase throughout her life, including those kept in Europe. Also included is a transcription of the diaries by Nancy Wilds. The transcribed diaries are on a CD as Microsoft Word version 2003 text files.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
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Restrictions:None.


Helen Johnson Chase Materials: Writings.
17 folders.
Catalog Number: M30.4.3

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Series Description:
Contains writings by Helen Johnson Chase, including one on the life of her sister, Anne Johnson Robinson.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Helen Johnson Chase Materials: General.
7 folders.
Catalog Number: M30.4.4

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Series Description:
Contains biographical materials pertaining to Helen Johnson Chase's life, including materials from her time as an air-raid warden in Brunswick during World War II.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Henry Johnson Materials.
12 folders.
Catalog Number: M30.5

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Series Description:
Consists of miscellaneous materials relating to Henry Johnson, including incomplete proofs of his edition of "Macbeth."
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Frances Robinson Johnson Diaries.
8 folders.
Catalog Number: M30.6

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Series Description:
Contains diaries kept by Frances Robinson Johnson, including those during her time in Europe.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
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Restrictions:None.


Family Materials.
15 folders.
Catalog Number: M30.7

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Series Description:
Contains materials belonging to various members of the Chase and Johnson families, including Maria B. Johnson's writings.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Miscellaneous.
12 folders.
Catalog Number: M30.8

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Series Description:
Contains miscellaneous materials, including examples of handwriting for handwriting analysis, literary efforts of others, and papers concerning the East Tennessee Land Company.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Images: People.
16 folders and 58 envelopes.
Catalog Number: M30.9.1

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Series Description:
Consists of images of both family and friends. Includes a porcelain image of Maria B. Johnson.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Images: Places.
0.5 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M30.9.2

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Series Description:
Contains many images of the Chase home at 256 Maine St. Brunswick, as well as other places in Maine and beyond.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Images: Other.
50 envelopes.
Catalog Number: M30.9.3

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Series Description:
Contains miscellaneous images such as those of the family car, Ftatateeta, and of the ice storm of 1930.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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Restrictions:None.


Images: Negatives.
2.0 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M30.9.4

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Series Description:
Contains negatives, including glass negatives, of images, some taken by Helen Johnson Chase.
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Clippings.
1 folder.
Catalog Number: M30.10

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Series Description:
Contains clippings, many concerning Stanley Perkins Chase's death. Also includes a number of clippings concerning Bowdoin graduate Arthur Mills Stratton (Bowdoin 1935) and his efforts in World War II.
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Restrictions:None.


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